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Where is Rahul Gandhi going?

'Rahul Gandhi is one of the few in the UPA with the political clout to carry out those much-needed reforms in the railway and power ministries, even if it means bruising a lot of egos in the......

Full text: What Modi, Obama agreed on

This is the joint statement issued by the ministry of external affairs on the visit of US President Barack Obama to India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama assessed the......

India's relations with the US must not be one-sided

'It is in the interest of both sides that the visit is seen as being successful. Both sides have invested considerable political capital in it.' 'This rapid exchange of visits and the decisions......

Pravasi Special: Build and they will come

The euphoria of Ab Ki Baar Modi Sarkar will fade quickly if the Modi government does not raise its game, and focus significant monetary resources and managerial skills on making......

What NaMo will do in 2015

'Those who have seen the Modi government in Gujarat know that the issues related to Hindutva and issues of economy and growth function simultaneously.' 'Modi's politics are based on the......

Prabhu initiates reforms to transform Railways

In a major initiative to bring transparency and speed up decisions on tenders, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has dissociated himself from the process and empowered zonal railways and heads of......

Private stations? Railways must reform first!

The key task before Mr Modi is to have a railway minister who can bring about a culture change in the organisation, so that it can successfully venture out into new forms of management. The idea of......

Railways to expand FDI participation list, identify 50 projects

Indian Railways (IR) is gearing up for another phase of reforms through a slew of measures. These include expanding the list of areas where foreign direct investment (FDI) will be invited,......

India Inc lauds Modi govt's push for economic reforms

Welcoming the nod to higher foreign direct investment in defence and opening up the railways infrastructure sector, India Inc on Thursday said the move reflects the Narendra Modi-led government's......

Cabinet approves 49% FDI in defence, opens up railways

Moving ahead with the economic reforms, the Cabinet cleared the long-delayed proposal for raising FDI limit in defence to 49 per cent and fully opened up the railway infrastructure segment, like......

  People speak for railway reform

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samir med
Q. initially there used to be 3rd class compartment in railways. gandhi jee opposed this idea and our leaders obeyed. Now there is no 3rd class but overall our railways has service worst than 3 rd class. do you think ignoring the majority who can afford high prices with good services is bad idea and still in common practice in policy making?
Samir Med:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/initially-there-used-to-be-3rd-class-compartment-in-railways/27605506/answers/

Sharmila Bose
Q. Modi wants to bring Railways at International Standard in comparative with France, Germany and Japan.. My question is.. Is their demography and economic structure is same as India?? Did Modi cud bring International Standard in the Demographic behaviour?? Has he shown any inclination against joblessness and administrative reforms??
Sharmila Bose:  A. the guy who started the reforms PV Narsimha Rao is for gotten by cong..but gandhi n nehru are remembered so badly that cong forgot communism n socialism have failed.. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/modi-wants-to-bring-railways-at-international-standard-in-co/27550991/answers/27605520

Vilas Pardhe
Q. Why the Indian economy continues to sink ?
Vilas Pardhe:  A. Well, when the aim is high, it is good. The chance is we will achieve at least better than current state, if there are actions. But, if there is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-the-indian-economy-continues-to-sink-/26598165/answers/27550994

Good Citizen
Q. Do you think the forthcoming budget will be any indicator of the UPA governments desire to move on with the economic reforms? Your views?
Good Citizen:  A. There is a saying'Yatha Raja, thatha Praja'- Our Govt. has started to sink gradually in its second term.Corruption in high places, favouritism in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-think-the-forthcoming-budget-will-be-any-indicator-of/22260674/answers/26598170

  Web results for Railway Reform
Close watch NITI Aayog to monitor key projects

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog will discuss implementation and evaluation framework of 12 pet projects of Prime... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/niti-aayog-to-monitor-key-projects/article1-1312694.aspx
Rlys reforms must begin with planning, execution

For India to grow at 10%, the railway network needs to grow at 15-20% annually. A single 200 km high-speed rail route can add $20 billion to... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/analysis/to-make-in-india-work-efficient-rail-transport-becomes-necessary/article1-1312654.aspx
The case of missing regulators

Govt should focus on having regulators in mining, coal, highways, railways, and empowering existing ones Jyoti Mukul February 1, 2015 Last Updated... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/the-case-of-missing-regulators-115020100648_1.html
At least 40 killed in eastern Ukraine as truce talks end in Minsk with no agreement

have been killed in eastern Ukraine due to the escalated fighting between the countrys forces and pro-Russian separatists as truce talks in the... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/headlines/showgroup/20341229.html
Thousands of Hong Kongers march for democracy

Thousands of pro-democracy activists take part in a democracy march to Central, demanding for universal suffrage in Hong Kong Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/international/showgroup/20340793.html

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